Evan Thomas

Podcast: Evan Thomas on how to tackle global poverty

April 19, 2021

Meet Dr. Evan Thomas, a professor of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and Aerospace Engineering Sciences, and Director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering. In this episode, Dr. Thomas shares how his family’s interests in journalism, engineering and entrepreneurship, as well as his experiences with Engineering Without Borders, inspired...

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CU Boulder takes first place in 2021 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge

April 19, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder won first place in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Build Challenge , the third time CU Boulder has placed first in the highly competitive event. The results were announced Sunday by Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, who commended...

Sherri Cook

Finding sustainable solutions to wicked water problems

April 14, 2021

“If you have a water need, there’s a creative answer that we can find.” Professor Sherri Cook is researching solutions for better wastewater treatment and reuse. An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, Cook is focused on water and...

USBR - Hydrologic Technician

April 12, 2021

This position is being advertised for the Ephrata Field Office, office of Irrigation Operations and Technical Support; the position is in Ephrata, WA. Hydrologic Technician, GS-1316-7/8 Permanent, full-time 2 positions Full Performance Level: GS-9 Salary: $43,683 to $62,894 per year Moving expenses are authorized https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597881200

MEP Engineering - Entry Level Design Engineer

April 12, 2021

Position: Entry Level Design Engineer Status: Full Time Interested candidates can send their resumes to resumes@mep-eng.com and graduating seniors are the primary audience, qualifying for the 1-year of design experience requirement. The starting salary is between $56,000/ year and $65,000/year depending on experience. MEP Engineering is founded by an Architectural...

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CU Boulder announces Architectural Lighting Certificate

April 12, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has established a new professional graduate certificate in architectural lighting. The program is designed for industry professionals to build their competence in the field, contribute more to their companies, and further advance their careers by earning college credits and achieving a professional credential granted by...

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Five students earn prestigious NSF fellowships

April 8, 2021

Five students in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering have earned a major honor from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. Nathan Bonham, Lianne Brito, Matthew Jungclaus, Sung...

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9News: CU tested wastewater to detect COVID outbreaks; The same system could detect other viruses, too

April 8, 2021

BOULDER, Colo. — On a campus known for its beauty, this story focuses on one of the least beautiful things in Boulder. Our story takes us underground with the man in charge of catching signs of COVID in waste. "It just sits in the stream that’s flowing past," Cresten Mansfeldt...

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Graduation 2021 Ceremony Information

April 7, 2021

Spring Semester is almost over and that means graduation is coming very soon. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our ceremony will be virtual this year. The Graduation Ceremony for the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and Environmental Engineering Program will be live-streamed on: Friday, May 7 10:00 a.m...

PJ from Reno, Nevada, who graduated from CU Boulder environmental engineering, conducts COVID-19 wastewater testing on the CU Boulder campus in March of 2021.

Not a moment to waste: How a resource beneath our campus was key during COVID-19

April 1, 2021

It’s a chilly spring morning in March 2021 and campus is quiet. Dew hangs on blades of grass. Songbirds chirp from the trees, while a few students speed by on their bikes and skateboards. But while campus may seem calm, an artificial river flows underneath, holding a wealth of information...